Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on October 20. From 1900 until now.
October 20 is under the sign of Libra.
Famous birthdays on this day include Snoop Dogg (1971), Viggo Mortensen (1958) and Candice Swanepoel (1988).
Several movies were released around October 20 over the years, such as Stand by Me in 1986 directed by Rob Reiner and Maachis in 1996 directed by Gulzar.
But much more happened on October 20 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around October 20 over the years?
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Which were the important events of October 20?
- 2018 Four U.S. tourists are killed in Costa Rica after a rafting accident on a swollen river. (BBC)
- 2017 Syrian Civil War: Battle of Raqqa (2017): The Syrian Democratic Forces announce the "total liberation" of Raqqa, previously the de facto capital of ISIL. (CNN)
- 2016 Turkish military intervention in the Syrian Civil War: Turkish jets hit Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) militia with 26 airstrikes in three recently-captured-from-ISIL villages west of al-Bab and northeast of Aleppo. The Turkish General Staff says between 160 and 200 have been killed, while the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports 11 dead and dozens of people wounded. (Reuters), (USA Today)
- 2015 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017), American-led intervention in Iraq (2014–present): The United States Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford arrived in Iraq to discuss the ongoing battle against ISIS. (AP)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 20 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2017 Cardi B - Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)
- 2016 The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey - Closer
- 2015 The Weeknd - The Hills
- 2014 Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass
- 2013 Lorde - Royals
- 2012 Maroon 5 - One More Night
- 2011 Adele - Someone Like You
- 2010 Bruno Mars - Just The Way You Are
- 2009 Jay Sean - Down
- 2008 T.I. - Live Your Life
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Top #1 Rock songs
Which were the most popular books released around October 20 over the years?
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This day over the years in 30 sec.
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